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Tax breaks promised jobs in New Jersey's poorest city — they mostly didn't deliver

Mar 27, 2023
The city of Camden was supposed to bring jobs from some of America's biggest companies. So far, that's mostly gone unfulfilled.
Children look out at homes in Camden, New Jersey. Many companies that benefit from state-level tax breaks employ barely any of the city's residents.
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For its tax plan to succeed, the GOP may need a better pitch to the middle class

Nov 8, 2017
Elections, it’s been said, have consequences, and last night’s local contests were no exception. The Republican losses come at an awkward time in the politics of the American economy — specifically, the tax overhaul plan the GOP’s trying to get through Congress. And even more specifically, in light of the results last night, making the […]